Relocate to Elkader

Nestled between limestone bluffs and the Turkey River valley, Elkader is ideal for all ages. Vibrant community spirit, extraordinary natural beauty, a hard-working, reliable workforce, comprehensive health care facilities, excellent school and year-round recreation make Elkader a great place to do business, live, work and play.

Whether you are moving to Elkader or starting a new business, there are several resources to help you. We want to make your transition as easy as possible. Welcome to Elkader!

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For Questions Call

Chamber of Commerce at 563-245-2857 or Email Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development at 563-245-2770 or Email Economic Development
Elkader City Hall at 563-245-2098 or Email City Hall

Finding Housing

Real Estate Businesses in Elkader

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The City of Elkader offers incentives to those that purchase a house, build a house or remodel a house.

New Home Construction Incentives
Home Remodeling Incentives
Home Purchase Incentives
Combined Commercial & Residential Building Incentives

Rentals: Individuals interested in rentals can contact City Hall for a full list of available rentals.


Clayton County Development Group job listing

Iowa Works

Utility Information

Electrical Service: Alliant Energy 1-800-255-4268
Telephone/Internet/Fusion TV: Alpine Communications (563)245-4000, 1-800-635-1059
Internet/TV/Telephone: Mediacom 1-888-332-0245
Cellular Phone: Alpine Communications 563-245-4000
Natural Gas: Black Hills Energy 1-800-890-5554

For additional information search for "Utilities" in the Business Directory.

Some helpful things for new residents to know

The entire City Code is located on this page: City Code

Helpful Reminders from City Code



Contact City Hall

Email City Hall
Phone: 563-245-2098
Fax: 563-245-1033
207 N. Main Street
PO Box 427
Elkader, IA 52043
M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(including the lunch hour)

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